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by MadAussie
Fri Jan 07, 2011 11:08 am
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: Question About Lady Gillette
Replies: 14
Views: 3069

my wife has a blue stars lady gillette... would not give it up for the world. LOVES it she does. has her favourite blades from my stash too... does not use brush and cream etc. it lives in the shower, never rusted (blades may get some rust tho). likes the kiss my face patchouli stuff. I used it only...
by MadAussie
Fri Jan 07, 2011 11:05 am
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: blue birds
Replies: 5
Views: 1210

by MadAussie
Tue Dec 21, 2010 7:40 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Scotch---I love it!
Replies: 126
Views: 17098

Lagavulin, enough said. Just as cool, Wasmund's Barrel Kit! from the copper fox distillery here in VA, you can buy a barrel (2L, 5L, 10L) from the distillery and a couple bottles of cask strength spirit freshly made, and do your own aging PDF link http://www.copperfox.biz/images/cp-wasmunds-barrel-k...
by MadAussie
Tue Dec 21, 2010 7:36 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Any stamp collectors here?
Replies: 8
Views: 925

I have a stamp collection thats now worth about zip :( some beautiful stuff. I only collected miniature sheets and story strips (dont know what you call it and have a pile of first day covers... shame to think they are worth nothing. story strip example (from the First Fleet series) http://i.imgur.c...
by MadAussie
Tue Dec 21, 2010 7:29 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Farewell To The Harrier
Replies: 7
Views: 1245

sweet. that was one iconic plane!
by MadAussie
Wed Nov 17, 2010 12:14 pm
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: M1 Garand
Replies: 24
Views: 2815

how could anyone not like the L1A1?? ;)
by MadAussie
Tue Nov 09, 2010 1:24 pm
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: How'd you learn to drive, and on what?
Replies: 60
Views: 6901

stick shift, driving lessons with instructor. nothing like having the instructor kill the engine in peak our traffic on a hill and tell you 'right, lets practice our very first rolling jump start.. right.. PUNCH IT' first own car was a 1981 mazda 323 with velour trim! manual steering, choke, no airc...
by MadAussie
Fri Oct 22, 2010 10:40 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: M1 Garand
Replies: 24
Views: 2815

well the ishy 2a/2a1 are not exactly thick on the ground, and when you find one its usally shot out so not really a viable .308 smle.
by MadAussie
Fri Oct 22, 2010 9:22 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: M1 Garand
Replies: 24
Views: 2815

mk smle? you mean the no1 mk3? smle's rock! If I could get a newly made in win308 I'd have a couple. There was an attempt in australia to make new smle's on modern tools to 308 but the QA was really really bad, the socalled AIA (australian international arms) rifles. some time back a whole bunch of ...
by MadAussie
Fri Oct 22, 2010 7:23 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: M1 Garand
Replies: 24
Views: 2815

I have a FAL, you can keep your M14 :P
by MadAussie
Thu Oct 14, 2010 1:53 pm
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Any banjo/bluegrass pickers here?
Replies: 16
Views: 1821

bluegrass mando but I'm totally hopeless
by MadAussie
Wed Sep 08, 2010 6:32 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Power 90 / P90X
Replies: 15
Views: 2643

my p90X box came yesterday. probably start it next week. doing 1200 on the jump rope to get my cardio up
by MadAussie
Mon Sep 06, 2010 8:03 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Online Tea Shops
Replies: 6
Views: 956

special teas is my go to.

there is http://www.sevencups.com/ but its more expensive and I dont perceive the extra quality over special teas.

my wife loves special teas Parisienne Soiree I drink a lot of east friesian broken blend..

what kind of blends are you looking for?
by MadAussie
Wed Jul 07, 2010 5:54 pm
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: Ikon Razors from Thailand
Replies: 21
Views: 5315

notthesharpest wrote:The maker has changed his razor designs in the recent past as well - did you have a newer one or an original model?
an original old OC model, August 09.
by MadAussie
Wed Jul 07, 2010 5:40 pm
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: Any reviews for new Ikon DE?
Replies: 29
Views: 6427

BullGoose wrote: While his older models had a reputation of being overly aggressive, the 2010 model does not have a hint of aggression despite being heavy (100g).
so this is a new head design? I have an early open comb and was waaay too aggressive for my liking...
by MadAussie
Wed Jul 07, 2010 5:38 pm
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: Ikon Razors from Thailand
Replies: 21
Views: 5315

I hated my open comb ikon.. does the safety bar variant shave the same? I'm guessing its the exact same design/angles/ratio's just without having ground the teeth vs the bar...
by MadAussie
Tue Jun 22, 2010 9:08 am
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: The return of the rhodium plated toggle - Part Deux
Replies: 25
Views: 3626

Looks very sweet. I'm a function over fashion, so I use all my razors and none are really "collectable" so have no problem with replating that some do.
by MadAussie
Sat May 01, 2010 10:07 am
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: Need info on Derby horizontal vs. vertical
Replies: 17
Views: 4555

i never heard of such things.. all my derbs are hori's.

man even my basic goto blade has been changed!! augh. should bought more horizontals when I had the chance..

hmm even my bluebirds are horizontal.
by MadAussie
Sat Apr 24, 2010 6:48 pm
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Ever sold anything on eBay?
Replies: 13
Views: 1934

you should be able to just add the html in the description. eg: I stuck one of my pics on imgur (free image hosting). the html looks like this; <img src="http://imgur.com/a0f0t.jpg" alt="Hosted by imgur.com" /> you want the img tag with your pic in there... Unless ebay changed the rules lately. http...
by MadAussie
Thu Apr 22, 2010 12:02 pm
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Ever sold anything on eBay?
Replies: 13
Views: 1934

Quite a bit of stuff. - have auction end on a weekend, around 9pm if you can.. - I never set a reserve, but I set my start price at minimum of what I want for it.. or you can set your reserve as your min and start at 0.. There is two schools of thought on that idea. - International is great but can ...